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of nuclear energy in america. >> the partial meltdown at three mile island had a crippling effect on the u.s. nuclear power program. no new plans have been ordered in the u.s. since then. last year president obama announced that would change. his administration was putting $8 billion into federal loan guarantees toward america for new power plant in 30 years. in the wake of the japan disaster, president obama and nuclear experts have expressed confidence that u.s. power plants are safe, but that may not be enough to ease public concerns. there's a sharp decline in the percentage of americans that support building a nuclear plant. that theory has not spread to capitol hill. some lawmakers have raised concern, but nuclear energy still has bipartisan support. >> i am not persuaded that nuclear power should be deleted from the list of options that we look at. >> i would not sign an executive order to freeze construction of nuclear plants. >> last year president obama said the u.s. cannot afford to fall behind. if america fails to invest in alternative energy, it will mean lost jobs and higher
. >> thank you. >>> president obama is calling for a new partnership between the u.s. and latin america. the president and first lady will travel to el salvador this morning. last night in santiago, the president of chile hosted a dinner for them. president obama wants expanded business between the u.s. and latin america. >>> the former minnesota governor is the first prominent republican to launch a presidential exploratory committee. there was a video posted on facebook that talks about his midwest routes and the challenges facing the country. >>> now that winter is over, the district is launching a full- scale assault on models. -- on potholes. residents are encouraged to call 311 and report the exact location. in some cases the city will send a special truck. a lot of people expressed frustration about potholes. >> i think somebody had to get aaa to pull them out of a pothole. >> it is anchoring and we don't want people to be angry. -- angering. >> the mayor is challenging the transportation department to get repairs done in 24 hours. >>> a major construction project on constitution
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was america's sweetheart for two generations. fans are finding it hard to believe elizabeth taylor is gone. >> she was like a family member to me. >> she captivated us on screen. a movie star from the age of 12, a veteran of more than 50 films. from national velvet to catch on a hot tin roof. >> why are you afraid of the truth. >> and cleopatra, in which she met one of her husband, richard burton. she did not hide her flaws off screen. >> i consume enormous amounts of alcohol. combined with pills, it was deadly. >> she was one of the first hollywood stars to speak openly with her battles with addiction and her weight and romances. in '76 to merit an aspiring politician from virginia, john warner. she helped him lay the foundation for 30-year career in the senate. >> thank you for all the heartfelt condolences you have expressed for this iconic figure. >> unbeknownst to many, she was instrumental in this country's response to hiv/aids. >> a clinic in the district is named after elizabeth taylor. she worked tirelessly to help remove the stigma of aids. >>> a private funeral and will be held
. >> and a maryland lawmakers hoping to prevent a spring and summer filled with power outages. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pact they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> i am a contestant on "teacher tournament jeopardy." this is my class and my colleagues in virginia. >> good morning, washington. >>> good wednesday morning. the doppler radar shows showers moving to the north and east. heavier ones earlier this morning. nothing to the south and d.c.. fredericksburg is dry. 47 at dulles, 46 in manassas, 51 degrees in fredericksburg. area of low pressure across the great lakes. this will continue to move towards the east. a cold front will drag behind that. the cold front will move across our area later this afternoon into the evening giving us a chance of thunderstorms some could become severe. 49 degrees by 9:00. highs in the 50's. >>> zipping around the beltway just fine, no accidents to report. there were a couple of fender bender
. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> i am from the invertebrate exhibit at the smithsonian national zoo. we are with this cuttlefish. good morning, washington. >>> 5:40 on this wednesday morning. it will be warmer today than yesterday by 10 degrees this afternoon. if that is typical march fashioned. temperatures will swing downward again tomorrow. ups and downs in terms of temperatures will continue. 32 in poolesville, 33 in waldorf, some spots are a few degrees above freezing. scattered clouds today with a lot of sunshine, highs in the mid 50's, becoming breezy. when you feel the wind picking up, the cold front is not far away. the cold front will be this afternoon and evening. clear and breezy tonight with gusts up to 20 miles an hour. it will feel like the scenes at times by this time tomorrow. a lot of sunshine tomorrow, and temperatures near 40 degrees. chance of rain late friday, m
.c. area. linda bell has the details. good morning. >> good morning. let's begin with bank of america. it has programs are ready to help distressed homeowners and will double its outreach with more retail customer assistance centers. in the next few months it will set up new centers near washington d.c., los angeles, orlando, as well as an francisco. wells fargo and is on a hiring spree as well, looking to fill more than 1000 part-time and full-time positions for its one cobia banks in washington, virginia, and maryland by the beginning of may. the bank says the increased staff will help repair its for the transition as it takes over the wells fargso name. two online coupon companies are trying to convince buyers to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on travel or luxury goods. living social already has offered a tent thousand dollars coupon for penthouse suite package at the toronto tel in san francisco, not a bad coupon. that is business news. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 36 degrees, 5:53. >> thank
the school of business [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> we begin with breaking news. southbound side of the third street tunnel is closed after a deadly accident overnight. d when two cars collided. two other people suffer non life-threatening injuries. >>> libyan leader moammar gaddafi tells abc that there are no protests in his country and that he is not ordering protesters to be killed. witnesses said demonstrators repeled a government attack on a city near the capital. >>> a motivational speaker charge in connection with the death of three followers during the 2009 sweat lodge ceremony in arizona goes on trial today. james arthur ray has pleaded not guilty. his attorney says the decks where a terrible accident. -- the deaths. >>> the maryland house panel is set to vote on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state. if the measure passes, it could, up for final
in awhile. he returned home early from his five-day trip to latin america but no one told the staff he was coming home early. the president tried to open one of the doors and it was locked. he kept on walking to the next door, which was open. then he got inside. >> my thinking is is probably better to have the oval office locked. >> i would assume because of high security that there would not be a need to lock the front door. >> i would think it would be locked every once in awhile. people do leave the keys in their cars. >> it is different when you leave your keys in the car in a parking lot of versus the secure white house. >> a lot of important things in there. >>> in montana a man who mimics the female voice is exchanges his $4,000 bed for a prison bed. he pretended to be his ex-wife on the phone and made calls to open up a line of credit and to order an expensive be andd a laptop computer. the case against him developed after his ex-wife found the credit report on. he has been ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution and will spend a year in prison. >> i would love to hear the audio t
. scorching speed. the first phone strong enough to run on the fastest, most advanced 4g network in america. >>> i am professor pierson and at the problem of agriculture at the university of the district of columbia where we celebrate 160 years of scholarship and achievement in the nation's capital. >> good morning, washington. let's go firebirds. >>> welcome back. time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> the always enthusiastic adam caskey is standing by. anything to be happy about? >> opening day for the nationals is something to be happy about, but it's not going to be ideal for that. it is springtime so we get to big shifts in the weather pattern. still on the downswing, lies only in the mid 40's. 47 is the afternoon high temperatures. overnight rain showers in new jersey and new york now. we have some spotty drizzle and fog. 34 in hagerstown, 37 in the district, a 39 at manassas. mid to upper 30's's for the most part. fredericksburg is an exception at 41. 47 later on. spotty showers here and there around and especially after game time. first pitch at 1:05. that is when we wil
defends america's involvement in libya. we will break it down, next. >> in the weather center we are tracking a new storm system tomorrow >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> you don't do that to your child. they are god's gift. we are supposed to treat them that way. >> straight ahead a shocking case of suspected child abuse. a mother accused of neglect. abc 7 has learned this is not her first time. good morning, washington. it is tuesday, march 29. i am alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. much more on that in a few minutes. we begin with traffic and weather. adam caskey has a check on vehicle forecast. >> it feels like a winter morning again. 28 in hagerstown, at the freezing mark in frederick, 34 in the district, 29 in quantico 25 in culpeper, 28 in cumberland. like a winter morning. it is chilly, low to mid 30's. a lot of sunshine today, verizon low 50's's -- high temperatures in the low 50's today. we could have a little snow mixed with rain tomorrow, little to no accumulation. accumulation will be mainly in higher elevations. in the 50'
on car insurance. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce.y so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> welcome back. texting our top stories, a 15- year-old frederick high-school student faces charges after he brought a loaded gun to school. it happened yesterday at tuscarora high school. fellow students turned him in. he was arrested. he told the school that he needed a gun for protection. >>> forces loyal to adopt a launched a counter-offensive against rebels -- forces loyal to gaddafi. world leaders are discussing whether to give weapons to the rebels. >>> a lethal bacteria infection is blamed for nine deaths at six alabama hospitals. 90 people contracted the infection from an intravenous nutritional supplement. it is no longer used and patients are no longer at risk. >>> the u.s. house is set to debate a bill this afternoon that would revive a school voucher program for d.c. students. the program subsidizes private sc
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